Dr Catherine Ng

Dr Catherine Ng
B Comm (British Columbia), LLB (Windsor), LLM (Osgoode Hall, York), DPhil (Oxon)

Senior Lecturer

Dr Catherine Ng
Dr Catherine Ng

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen Taylor Building, Room D44


Catherine W Ng joined the School of Law as a lecturer after a period of private practice in Toronto, and then completing her LLM in intellectual property law at Osgoode Hall Law School (Canada), her DPhil at the University of Oxford (UK), and her post-doctorate work at the Graduate Institute (then, 'Institute universitaire de hautes etudes internationales' or 'HEI', Switzerland) once she completed her term as Oxford-HEI Europaeum scholar there.  Her DPhil Thesis won the first British Brands Group Prize.

Her principal teaching and research interests are in the laws relating to intellectual property and personality rights, the media, marketing, advertising, and merchandising, the arts, history, and cultural heritage.  Her research has been funded by the Carnegie Trust. 

She is a member of the Centre for Commercial Law as well as the Centre for Scots Law.

She is the Director of the Post-Graduate Research Student Training Programme at the School of Law.

Further Info

PhD Supervision Interests

  • Trade mark law
  • Moral rights
  • Laws pertaining to personality rights
  • Media law